Senior Strategy and Policy Adviser

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
26 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
14 Jul 2019
Ref
161/2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR (RESEARCH)
  • JOONDALUP CAMPUS 
  • $100,036 - $112,874
  • ONGOING, FULL TIME

Overview

ECU is seeking a Policy Adviser with a background in Research to provide high-level advice to support decision-making at the University. You will work closely with Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and provide high quality, research-informed briefings and strategic advice. 

To succeed in this role, you must have experience in policy development and have excellent writing and analytical skills in order to develop strategic plans and initiatives. You must have a thorough understanding of the research policy environment and the drivers impacting research in a State, National and International context and be able to make strategic recommendations in an environment with tight deadlines.

An understanding of how research governance occurs within a University would be an advantage.

You must be a strong team player with good analytical skills and be able to demonstrate personal attributes consistent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration

This ongoing, full-time position attracts a salary of $100,036 - $112,874 plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

ECU supports a healthy work/life balance for its staff.  Benefits such as flexible working arrangements options may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances are available.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.

Contact

Applicants are welcome to contact Professor Caroline Finch on 08 6304 2274 for further information about the position. 

How to apply

Please upload your CV and a concise expression of interest describing your suitability for this position (maximum two pages), with a particular focus on your experience with Policy Development and Strategic Advice in a research context.

Applications close on Sunday 14 July 2019 at 11:30 pm AWST.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address under representation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.